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Pocillopora elegans


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lexID:
2032 
Scientific:
Pocillopora elegans 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Pocillopora (Genus) > elegans (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1846 
Occurrence:
Californiske golf, Centrale stillehav, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Indo Stillehavet 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
ikke en nybegynder kæledyr 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-08 14:16:08 

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Characters: Colonies are usually compact clumps composed of uniform, thick, primarily upright branches with flattened ends. Verrucae are uniform, rounded and smooth.

Similar species: Pocillopora verrucosa, which has thinner branches in comparable environments and more protuberant corallites.

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